Community Development Block Grant – Planning (CDBG-PLNG) Program
Planning grant funds support community efforts to address improving community opportunities and vitality. Examples of eligible projects include the development of comprehensive plans, community development plans, and small area and neighborhood plans. Grants are limited to projects that, if implemented, meet a CDBG National Objective. Please see the CDBG-Planning website: https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/LocalGovtsGrants/CDBGPlanningProgram.aspx
How to Apply: CDBG-PLNG Applications are submitted to the Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources. A pre-application meeting or conference call with Division staff is required prior to applying. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Awards are contingent upon eligibility and CDBG-PLNG funding availability. Application materials and submission instructions should be carefully reviewed prior to applying for CDBG-PLNG funds.
The Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources (DEHCR) develops housing policy and offers a broad range of program assistance and funds to address homelessness and support affordable housing, public infrastructure, and economic development opportunities.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is offering grants to support the development of new and existing cooperatives in Wisconsin, with a goal of fostering the success of current and future cooperatives by supporting planning and exploratory research in advance of making a large investment.